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Saitama Prefecture, one of the few landlocked prefectures in Japan is located north of Tokyo in the Kanto region of Honshu, is considered to be a part of the Greater Tokyo Metropolitan Area, and many of it's residents commute to Tokyo daily, making Saitama Prefecture's economy largely dependent on Tokyo. The population of Saitama Prefecture is 7.19 million, Much of Saitama's population lives in it's larger cities; Saitama City, the capital, Soka, Misato, as well as many other smaller cities. Many Tokyoites travel to Saitama for shopping. Costco, Lalaport, IKEA and one of the largest shopping malls in Japan, Koshigaya LakeTown are all located in Saitama.

population
7,212,000
foreign residents
117,845
foreigner birth
1,255
annual crime
93,157
annual income
5,909,830

Saitama Data Sources

Temperature

Population per age

Foreign Nationalities

#CountryNumber
1China47,816
2Korea ( South and North )18,377
3Philippines16,552
4Brasil9,123
5Peru4,178
6Vietnam3,700
7Thailand2,670
8Pakistan1,961
9United States1,808
10Bangladesh1,223

Living Cost

ItemData
Num. of persons per household (persons)3.32
Age of household heads (years old)47.7
Income492,486
Expenditure412,598
Savings12,720,000
Liabilities8,096,000

Expenditure Detail

ItemYen
Food72,086
Housing
Rents for dwelling & land66,167
Imputed rent for owned houses89,785
Fuel, light & water charges17,817
Electricity7,728
Gas4,581
Furniture & household utensils10,115
Clothing & footwear14,487
Medical care12,958
Transportation & communication48,737
Public transportation9,927
Private transportation23,382
Communication15,428
Education27,972
Culture & recreation34,712
Beef (100g)
706yen
Pork (100g)
251yen
Chicken (100g)
132yen
Tuna (100g)
342yen
Milk (1L)
188yen
Green tea (100g)
627yen
Taxi (base fare)
710yen
Parking (1 month)
13,200yen
All data shown has been published by The Japanese Meteorological Agency and The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Information provided by City-Cost is for educational purposes and we hope the data posted here helps you.

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